Doge's Palace, Venice

15D Istanbul to Venice

Destination Climax
Acropolis, Athens

UNESCO Sites of Greece

ATHENS, GREECE Discover the treasures of the Cradle of Civilisation from the Acropolis in Athens to Thessalonica in Macedonia. Visit the Royal Tombs of Vergina, charming Kalambaka in Thessaly and the gravity-defying monasteries of Meteora.

Bird's eye view of Madrid, Spain

Intimate Madrid

BARCELONA, SPAIN Explore the Spanish capital at your own pace while staying in a contemporary boutique hotel in the city centre. Admire the grand plazas, broad boulevards, medieval lanes and gardens. Museum browse in the 'Golden Triangle', one of Europe's greatest concentrations of art. Take time out for tapas-sharing and marvel at the city's cutting-edge design and cuisine.

Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii), Istanbul

Wines & Guggenheim

BARCELONA, SPAIN Stay overnight in Bilbao to visit Gehry's titanium Guggenheim Museum, housing Europe's largest collection of contemporary art. Then head into the heart of the Rioja wine region for dinner at the Marqués de Riscal's Michelin-starred restaurant.

Cucina Italiana

ROME, ITALY Family-owned Castello Banfi is recognised the world over for its excellent wines. Enjoy the premier accommodations, luxurious amenities and beautiful gardens of its boutique hotel, Il Borgo, while exploring the hills of Tuscany.

Intimate Venice

ROME , ITALY Add a short stay in Venice before or after your voyage. Drift along the romantic canals, visit the Doge's Palace and stroll across the Bridge of Sighs. Stay at an elegant hotel located on the Grand Canal, just minutes from St. Mark's Square.

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

The Amazing Landscapes of Cappadocia

ISTANBUL, TURKEY Twisting pillars and fairy chimneys, mystical cones and troglodyte caves, Cappadocia's lunar landscapes occupy a lava-covered plain between volcanic mountains. Here you will find whole cities that descend deep into the earth and frescoed Byzantine chapels carved into the solid rock.